Sister Fidelma by Peter Tremayne
Sister Fidelma is the central character in a series of historical mystery novels by British author Peter Tremayne. The series is set in 7th century Ireland. Sister Fidelma is a lawyer as well as a Celtic religieuse. She partners with Brother Eadulf (who is often compared with Dr. Watson from Sherlock Holmes). The novels are complex, full of subplots, religious conflict, personal relationships and political intrigue.

Peter Tremayne began his Sister Fidelma series in 1994 with the novel Absolution by Murder. The series is currently ongoing, at a pace of one novel per year. Below is a list of Peter Tremayne’s Sister Fidelma books in order of when they were originally released (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Sister Fidelma Books


Absolution by Murder(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shroud for the Archbishop(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Suffer Little Children(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Subtle Serpent(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spider's Web(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Valley of the Shadow(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Monk Who Vanished(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Act of Mercy(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Our Lady of Darkness(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Smoke in the Wind(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Haunted Abbot(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Badger's Moon(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Leper's Bell(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Master of Souls(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Prayer for the Damned(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dancing with Demons(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Council of the Cursed(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dove of Death(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chalice of Blood(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Behold a Pale Horse(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Seventh Trumpet(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Atonement of Blood(2013) Best Price(CDN$): Hardcover | Paperback | eBook

Publication Order of Sister Fidelma Collections


Hemlock at Vespers(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Whispers of the Dead(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Sister Fidelma Synopsis: The short story collection Hemlock at Vespers features Sister Fidelma and takes place between Act of Mercy and Our Lady of Darkness. The stories in the collection fill in the background of Sister Fidelma and the 17th century Irish setting.

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